Category: From the Show

Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 29th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner, between San Diego and Los Angeles, after it had been suspended since September due to track issues. The residents of Machu Pichu have called a strike against tourism. The historic site is a huge cash cow for the government of Peru and the people are against the people in power. If you are...

FAA says a contractor mistake caused the US aviation shut down

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 22nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the FAA now says a contractor made a mistake which caused the entire US aviation system to shut down. Frontier Airlines recently eliminated your ability to speak to them on the phone. Let’s check up and see how that working out for them. Travel is more expensive post-COVID, so the search for bargains becomes even more important. Our Smarter...

Airline computers melted down again last week

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 15th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, airline computers melted down again last week, briefly impacting the entire system. How can things like this be avoided? The answer, just like the Southwest situation a couple of weeks ago, isn’t simple. Fixing it will take time, as in years. In other news, Amtrak is having a sale on mid-week travel and airfares dropped in December, reversing a...

Starbucks has devalued its rewards program

Listen Now* *If you listened live on Sunday, January 8, the second half of the show did not air. To catch the whole show, listen above. On the Sunday, January 8th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, those who love their Starbucks on the road will be getting free coffee and treats a little less often. The coffee giant has devalued its rewards program. Plus, we report on some interviews Kuwait Airlines...